Reports Report 6226ba (Event 6226-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6226-2021
Observer
NameKR G
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWe were driving northbound toward Santa Fe at 4:20ish in the morning and a whole car full of us saw this massive flash of light like a great lightning strike. It had a blue-green color and lasted only a moment. There were no clouds or thunder nor any other flashes after that.
Location
Address, NM
Latitude35° 28' 38.2'' N (35.48°)
Longitude 106° 4' 8.82'' W (-106.07°)
Elevation1851.87m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-03 04:22 MDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-03 10:22 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle91°
Moving
Facing azimuth7.96°
First azimuth352.28°
First elevation63°
Last azimuth2.82°
Last elevation68°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was a huge flash that lit up the valley like a strike of lightning. It took us all by surprise.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-